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Edgar Martinez

Edgar Martinez - 4x5

Inducted 2013 (Player)

Position: Infielder/Designated Hitter
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Born: January 2, 1963 in New York, NY

Notes: Played both third base and designated hitter and delivered four of the best seasons the PCL has ever seen. Over his four-year career in the PCL (1985, 87-89), all with the Calgary Cannons (Seattle Mariners), Martinez posted a .344 average, registered 327 hits and knocked in 107 RBI. He was crowned the PCL Batting Champion in 1988 after hitting an outstanding .363 for the season. After his stint in the minor leagues, Martinez went on to play 18 Major League seasons, all with the Seattle Mariners. In 2004, Major League Baseball named the Outstanding Designated Hitter Award after Martinez, a five-time recipient of the honor. He joins Cy Young, Hank Aaron, Roberto Clemente and Ted Williams as the only players to have MLB awards named after them. He was elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 2019.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team Pos G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB SB AVG
1985 Calgary 3B 20 68 8 24 7 1 0 14 7 12 1 .353
1987 Calgary 3B 129 438 75 144 31 1 10 66 48 82 3 .329
1988 Calgary 3B 95 331 63 120 19 4 8 64 40 66 9 .363
1989 Calgary 3B 32 113 30 39 11 0 3 23 13 22 2 .345
Totals (4 seasons) 276 950 176 327 68 6 21 167 108 182 4215 .344